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Sourcing Manager - Low Carbon Energy

Sourcing Manager - Low Carbon Energy

  • Location Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ074077
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary



Job Family Group:

Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group

Job Summary:

GBS Procurement is an integral part of how the BP business and functions operate. GBS Procurement support delivery of bp business and functional strategies by driving efficiency and effectiveness. The GBS Procurement sourcing team is part of the sourcing pillar and drives the way in which BP approaches the market to source third party supply, balancing efficiency and value drivers in line with category strategy.

Job Description:

At bp, we 're reimaging energy, and so, could you. By reinventing our gas and low carbon businesses, we’re advancing low carbon solutions for people and our planet. That’s why we need talent like you to join us. Together, we will achieve this by:

  • Integrating renewable capabilities

  • Building and growing low and zero carbon businesses and markets

  • Developing new gas opportunities

  • Driving new decarbonisation technologies and capabilities

  • Using digital to build innovative zero carbon energy solutions

  • Creating new business models that are driven by innovative financing solutions

  • Adopting new ways of working that unleash the resourcefulness and potential of our people

  • collaborating with the rest of our business to present ourselves as ‘one bp’ to our customers.

This is an Individual Contributor role and will support various bp businesses with sourcing, contracting and supplier performance management activities aligning with Category Management Policy (CMP).

You will work within a defined global process framework, to work within an enhanced Service Delivery Model around how bp handle costs through third-party contract agreements, and ensure maximum value is achieved.

The Sourcing Manager will align with bp’s Code of Conduct, as well as all HSSE requirements, including continual support of HSSE objectives within the business, and taking a professional and principled approach to working with suppliers, to ensure transparency, consistency and fairness. To support/lead end-to-end S&C projects as per business request, inclusive but not limited to the following activities:

Case Management

  • Build / receive, execute and continuously lead multiple S&C requests via the Case Management tool.

Sourcing Strategy

  • Gather and analyze market intelligence data on a regular basis relative to supported categories and regions, to evaluate market and industry conditions to formulate the Sourcing strategies and decisions

  • Develop Sourcing strategies based on category demand, request, market and suppliers’ conditions etc.

  • Perform Suppliers’ screening/prequalification and monitor/manage the process status as per the related guidelines Event Management

  • Build case and liaise with Event Management team for sourcing projects & events (RFI/RFP/Reverse Auctions).

  • Handle the relevant supplier interactions and relationship throughout a sourcing project and coordinate with Line and Bidders to ensure Technical and Commercial Bid Evaluation performed is aligned with CMP and Regional/NOC requirements.

  • Raise any contract term exceptions per the deviation process, and own the approval process.

Essential education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in any subject area or related field.

Essential experience and job requirements:

  • The ideal candidate has ten (10) to twelve (12) years of practical and application in End to End sourcing and contracting of services and commodities in energy sector, coupled with a strong commercial competence and communication.

  • Solid understanding and relevant proven experience in the following categories - Engineering Services, Engineering Equipment, HSSE and EPC services.

  • Knowledge in the clean energy sector is helpful.

  • Proven understanding on contracts including drafting.

  • Ability to work on shift hours and on remote location basis.

  • Ability to review and analyse data to identify issues, trends and propose resolution.

  • Believe in Agile.

Desirable criteria

  • Familiarity with Ariba Source to Pay and Salesforce will be an advantage.

Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Agreements and negotiations, Analytical Thinking, Building sustainability, Business Acumen, Category spend profiling, Category Strategy, Commercial acumen, Communication, Cost modelling, Decision Making, Digital fluency, Market Analysis, Negotiation planning and preparation, Sourcing strategy, Stakeholder Management, Supplier Selection, Sustainability awareness and action, Value creation and management

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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